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Table 2 Content of frequently re-tweeted messages

From: The gene patent controversy on Twitter: a case study of Twitter users’ responses to the CHEO lawsuit against Long QT gene patents

Content of the tweet Re-tweeted times
“How a gene-patent test case will help both patients and inventors” 36
“Ontario hospital launches lawsuit against owners of gene patent” 28
“No one should be able to patent human DNA” 19
“Gene patent lawsuit aims to clear up confusion in Canada” 15
“CHEO launches legal challenge of gene patent in order to protect patient care” 11